Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs

Posted by on June 18, 2007

Do you recruit, train, or supervise volunteer mentors or tutors? Does your program address the needs of youth in disadvantaged circumstances? Are you interested in strengthening your mentoring, tutoring, literacy, or after-school program?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, please join us for the CNCS/LEARNS Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs!

Registration is now open for this exciting training opportunity September 18-19, 2007 in Portland, OR. For details and to register log on to:

Presenters & Partners
Mentoring, tutoring, and after-school experts will deliver dozens of interactive workshops. Connect with past favorites or work with new experts from across the country.

LEARNS Trainers from Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) and Bank Street College of Education: Nancy Henry, Judith Gold, Nicky Martin, Amy Cannata, Erich Stiefvater

Oregon Mentors

Interactive sessions will focus on two areas: training and volunteer development, and program development and refinement. To view a list of sessions go to:

Early Bird Registration before July 31, 2007: $150.00
After July 31, 2007: $175.00
Per person, includes breakfast and lunch both days.

Hotel & Ground Travel
The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland – Downtown/Convention Center. The special room rate is $98.00 per night plus 12.5% tax. For more information about the hotel and ground travel go to:

To learn more about LEARNS visit our Web site at:

LEARNS is a partnership of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and the Bank Street College of Education. We are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service to provide training and technical assistance to projects focused on tutoring, mentoring, literacy, and out-of-school time.

For additional resources and information, visit the Resource Center at:

Amy Cannata
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
101 SW Main Street, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204-3297
Phone: (503) 275-9609
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-547-6339 x609
Fax: (503) 275-0443

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